Are you looking for an affordable non diamond affordable ring, thinking of breaking from tradition or you just want your ring to stand out from others? There are non-diamond ring options that perfectly suit your needs and tastes. Once you open your heart to non-diamond engagement rings, you will find a pool of endless options.
Here are some of the best non-diamond engagement rings for you.
Green is gaining prominence again and emeralds might be the most popular green gemstones. There are actually several stones that come in this sharp hue which includes garnet, peridot, tourmaline, jadeite, and even sapphires but they vary in rarity and price depending on the specific stone. A minimalistic yellow gold setting always looks great against an oval cut green tourmaline.
With Yellow Gold Setting
If you want a totally classic non-diamond engagement ring, then settle with a centered pearl. There’s an elegance and timelessness to a pearl engagement ring because pearls are associated with purity, loyalty and generosity.
Amethyst With Rose Gold Setting
A gorgeous but less-popular alternative to a non-diamond engagement ring is the amethyst engagement ring. The stone’s regal purple color is unique when paired with a rose gold setting and diamond halo, which makes it a perfect option for the modern bride.
If you like how diamonds look but don’t want to keep up with maintenance costs, a worthy alternative is Moissanite. Moissanite rings aren’t a fake diamond but rather a gemstone of its own. Like diamonds, it’s colorless, and is just as durable for daily wear too. However, the main difference with diamond is its refractive light index, which is higher than the diamonds which means Moissanite is even more sparkly.
Sapphire With Halo
Blue stones are the next engagement ring trend at the moment. This trend took off when the Duchess of Cambridge was engaged with Princess Diana’s dark blue sapphire ring. Years after her marriage to Prince William, celebrities are still being spotted proudly rocking the blue stone. An emerald-cut sapphire ring with a delicate pave halo is extremely stunning.
Sapphires come in different colors and one of these is the bright blue color. There is also a grayish blue sapphire which has a vintage look about it, especially pairing with yellow gold setting. Sapphires can also be found in range of colors such as pink, purple, orange, yellow and green.
Solitaire Aquamarine With Platinum Setting
Aquamarines are blue stones that you will fall in love with instantly. Typically, they are priced per carat than blue diamonds and sapphires. Aquamarine is rated 7.5 to 8 on the Mohs scale which means it’s quite durable. With care and protection, this stone can last a lifetime.
More and more couples are taking to Morganite engagement rings as a worthy alternative to diamonds. The pastel pink stone of the beryl family are rarer than diamonds but are fortunately more affordable allowing couples to get a stone with pink-colored that exudes class and elegance.
Ruby With Halo Setting
Ruby engagement ring is always very romantic. July’s birthstone makes for an ideal choice for brides born during this month, but rubies are pretty much the perfect choice for anyone looking to make an engagement ring statement.
White Oval-Cut Opal
White opals also known as milky opals are the the cool girls choice for non-diamond engagement rings. Depending on the angle you look at it, this pearlescent stone changes color subtly which gives a truly unique quality. There’s a slightly celestial vibe with opals which make them perfect for brides that want to be trendsetters. They are believed to encourage positive energy and improve the wearers self confidence. Opal engagement rings are available in other color varieties such as green, blue and black.